Nepal: Projects and Results
Latest Project Results and Case Studies
Darkness Gone with the Wind in NepalA new wind-solar hybrid power system is set to transform the lives of villagers in a remote community in Nepal and provide a model for future off-grid renewable power solutions.
Building Schools Better in NepalMore than 150 retrofitted school buildings withstood the earthquake that rocked Nepal in 2015. Now hundreds more schools are being upgraded to keep students and communities safe.
Nourishing the Fields of NepalCommunity irrigation systems are being repaired in villages across Nepal, yielding better harvests and bigger incomes for tens of thousands of farming families.
New Knowledge Helps Nepal Adapt to Uncertain Climate FutureSpreading information on how to adapt in the face of weather extremes is fast becoming an essential tool for Dhulikhel town in Nepal and other communities on the front line of climate change.
Nepal: A Chorus of Women’s Voices Makes a Difference – Influencing Local Government SpendingHow do women influence local government spending so that it is more responsive to their needs and priorities? This remains a challenge in Nepal, as women lack social, political and economic power to influence decision making for the benefit of women, as well as men.
Clean Water Improves Health, Breaks Down Barriers in NepalA community-based project supported by ADB has brought clean water and better sanitation to more than 568,000 people in Nepal.
Nepal Cities: Clean and Healthy Urban DevelopmentBharatpur, one of Nepal’s fastest-growing municipalities, is taking steps to improve the urban environment, making the city more climate-resilient in the process.
Nepal Water and Sanitation: Local Action Shows ResultsCommunities in towns that line Nepal’s main highways are better able to deal with the severe water and sanitation issues that result from sudden and massive urbanization.
Nepal Farming and AgricultureRural farm workers who might otherwise have joined Nepal’s wave of urbanization band together to raise incomes, by double cropping and branding their produce.
Enhancing Irrigated Agricultural Productivity through Multifunctional Water Users’ Associations and Its Dissemination: PDA After-CareA PDA completed in 2010 helped evaluate the potential and merit of building multifunctional water users associations (WUAs) in Nepal’s irrigation systems. This follow-up pilot and demonstration activity (PDA) documented the process of their evolution after rehabilitation works and evaluated the factors, environment, and prerequisites for the evolution through case studies of different agro-ecological zones in the country.
- Power Transmission and Distribution Efficiency Enhancement Project
- Rural Connectivity Improvement Project
- Support for Value Chain Development Under the Nepal Agriculture Development Strategy
- Regional Urban Development Project
- South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Customs Reform and Modernization for Trade Facilitation